CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 23, 2013) - HR Plus,, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening, announces the appointment of James P. Bar as Vice President, Account Management and Sales Operations. He joins HR Plus with more than 30 years of sales operations and marketing experience.

"Jim understands the sensitive nature of background screening and the critical importance our clients place on the ability to screen their current and potential employees," says Bill Tate, President, HR Plus. "He will help lead our commitment to fulfilling our clients' needs for high quality employment screening services that contribute to the creation of secure, productive and successful workplaces."

Prior to HR Plus, Bar operated his own consulting business and specialized in successfully improving sales performance and operations for organizations. He also has leadership experience in sales operations with several national and international organizations, including Buck Consultants, FedEx Kinko's and Manpower.

Bar has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Niagara University. He is also involved with many professional and community associations including Sales Executive Council, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Marketing Association, and M.A.D.D. Advisory Board.

About HR Plus
HR Plus offers comprehensive employment and background screening solutions through a secure and easy-to-navigate web interface that can be customized to meet clients' needs and integrated into most human resources workflows. Core services include background screening, drug and occupational health screening, and fingerprinting. In 2011 and 2012, HR Plus was named to Workforce Management's Hot List of top screening providers, and in 2011, to HRO Today's Baker's Dozen. For more than 40 years, HR Plus has provided thousands of clients with quality background screening solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, HR Plus is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, and Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association, and self-certifies adherence to the U.S. Department of Commerce U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks. A division of AlliedBarton Security Services, HR Plus is supported by the national resources of the largest American-owned and managed security services provider. For more information call 1.800.332.PLUS or visit


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